GP-217 Silicone Polyol Copolymer

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Description

GP-217 is a 100% active polyoxyethylene modified dimethylpolysiloxane block copolymer. GP-217 is water-soluble and resistant to breakdowns by hydrolysis due to the presence of stable Si - C bonds between the silicone and polyol block sections. Some of the special properties of GP-217 are listed below:

  • Low Surface Tension
  • Water Dispersible
  • Non-Hydrolyzable
Typical Properties
Appearance
Clear to Hazy, Colorless to Straw Liquid
Weight/Gallon @ 25°C
8.8 lbs
Viscosity (cPs) @ 25°C
200 cP
Flash Point (P.M.C.C.)
>300°F
Specific Gravity
1.06
Wt. % Active
100%
Wt. % Silicone
33%
Molecular Weight (Calculated)
3800 amu
Polyol Type
Polyoxyethylene (EO)
End-Cap
Methoxy
Solubility in Water
Soluble
Melting Point
32 °F

Applications

GP-217 is designed to function as an emulsifier, wetting agent, dispersing agent and profoaming additive for a variety of applications including:

  • Pigment Dispersant
  • Clay Dispersant
  • Thread Lubricant
  • Leveling and Flow Control Agent
  • Profoaming Additive (Aqueous Systems)
  • Hard Surface Cleaner Component
  • Cosmetics

Processing and Safety Guidelines

GP-217 has a very low order of toxicity, but should still be handled with all precautions common to the use of any industrial chemical product. For additional information refer to Safety Data Sheet.

Packaging/Handling/Storage

GP-217 is supplied in 5-gallon (40 lbs.) pails, 55-gallon (440 lbs.) drums and 330-gallon (2640 lbs.) totes.  Moisture Sensitive. Keep containers tightly sealed. Store below 100° F.